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War and Peace

TWO WRONGS DON’T MAKE A RIGHT

What my mother taught me still stands true I think Bob and I are leaving the country just in time. The election results at 7:22pm Hawaii Time are dismal. All signs point to more horror to come. It is only a matter of time before Americans are forbidden to leave the country. I’m not saying […]

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The USA

THE AMERICAN DREAM – A PARABLE

I would like to share this fable with you. It is one of those stories that made the email rounds a few years ago. The American Dream…… An American businessman was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several […]

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Our Life Travel

RUN AWAY!

Never stay anywhere you don’t feel at home This piece of cheap art has always graced our front doorway. It is a reminder that when we get the impulse to run, we should act on it. I’m sure you can tell by the direction this blog has taken that we have been getting itchy feet. […]

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Observations

THE SAFE WAY

“Have a safe day!” the cashier said as she handed us our receipt. When we were outside on the asphalt, Bob turned to me and said, “What up with that?” What is up with that, indeed! Is this the new alternative to “Have a nice day!” or did Safeway tell their cashiers to start saying […]

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Observations

CONVERSATION

Here are some examples of different levels of conversation: Communication: “I went for a walk on the beach” Small Talk: “They are already seeing humpbacked whales in Lahaina” Conversation: “I can’t wait to see my first whale breach this year.” Opinion: ” I think thrillcraft should be illegal during calving season.” Discussion: “What would happen […]